Viscin
Viscin Vis"cin, n. (Chem.) A clear, viscous, tasteless substance extracted from the mucilaginous sap of the mistletoe ({Viscum album}), holly, etc., and constituting an essential ingredient of birdlime. [1913 Webster]

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  • Viscin — Viscin, ein klebriger Pflanzenstoff, ist Hauptbestandtheil des aus den Beeren der Mistel od. den Blättern von Ilex aquifolium bereiteten Vogelleims; findet sich ferner in Atractylis gummifera, im Safte der jungen Zweige von Ficus elastica u.a.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Viscīn — Viscīn, s. Vogelleim …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • viscin — noun A material extracted from the mucilaginous sap of the mistletoe and used to make bird lime …   Wiktionary

  • viscin — vis·cin …   English syllables

  • viscin — ˈvisən noun ( s) Etymology: French, from visc + in : a clear viscous tasteless substance from the mucilaginous sap of the mistletoe or holly compare birdlime, viscum …   Useful english dictionary

  • Viscum album — Viscin Vis cin, n. (Chem.) A clear, viscous, tasteless substance extracted from the mucilaginous sap of the mistletoe ({Viscum album}), holly, etc., and constituting an essential ingredient of birdlime. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • orchid — /awr kid/, n. 1. any terrestrial or epiphytic plant of the family Orchidaceae, of temperate and tropical regions, having usually showy flowers. Cf. orchid family. 2. the flower of any of these plants. 3. a bluish to reddish purple. [1835 45; < NL …   Universalium

  • Misteln — Weißbeerige Mistel (Viscum album) Systematik Klasse: Bedecktsamer (Magnoliopsida) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Vogelleim — (Fliegenleim, Viscin), der wasserhelle kleberige Stoff, der sich in den Beeren der Mistel, vielleicht auch in den grünen Zweigen von Ficus elastica findet, ist in Wasser und Alkohol unlöslich, löslich in Äther, ätherischen Ölen und Alkalien. Man… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Ericales — ▪ plant order Introduction   rhododendron order of flowering plants, containing 25 families, 346 genera, and more than 11,000 species.       The relationships of the order are unclear. It belongs to neither of the two major asterid groups… …   Universalium

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